Falconer Museum

Falconer Museum
Tolbooth Street
Forres
Moray
IV36 1PH
Scotland

Website

Moray Council Museums Service

www.moray.org/museums

Friends of the Falconer Museum

www.falconermuseum.co.uk

Friends of the Falconer Museum Blog

www.falconerfriends.blogspot.com

Friends of the Falconer Museum Oral History Podcasts

www.falconerpodcasts.co.uk

E-mail

Enquiries

museums@moray.gov.uk

Senior Museums Officer

Alasdair.Joyce@moray.gov.uk

Telephone

01309 673701

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Established in Victorian era by the Falconer family to offer the town of Forres a museum and library facility. The collections have grown to become very eclectic and this redevelopment will refocus the exhibitions on the local community and surrounding inhabitants.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Redeveloped Museum opened November 2007, please check the website for hours of opening, www.moray.gov.uk/museums

Admission charges

Free at all times

Includes many local artefacts, both archeaological and from Victorian age donated by residents since the founding in 1871. A portion of Dr Hugh Falconer's fossils together with his library and personal papers are held in our store.

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Industry, Land Transport, Law and Order, Maritime, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Photography, Science and Technology, Social History, World Cultures

Key artists and exhibits

  • Peter Anson
  • The Corries
  • Hugh Falconer
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